Wednesday marked 27 days before the start of the 2019-2020 NBA season, and to recognize the day, the NBA posted a video on Twitter highlighting the Utah Jazz’s No. 27, center Rudy Gobert.
As the league noted in its tweet, the Frenchman was the 27th pick of the 2013 NBA draft and is 27 years old, so naturally the video was 27 instances of the Stifle Tower doing what he does best, blocking shots.
- Map visualization of the NBA offseason, including Mike Conley getting traded to the Jazz
- Is former University of Utah star Andre Miller one of the most underrated NBA point guards ever?
- Utah State’s Sam Merrill predicted to win Mountain West Conference Player of the Year by college basketball reporter Andy Katz
And finally ...
As documented on Jazz star Donovan Mitchell’s Instagram story, he and a bunch of his teammates (including Gobert) went to the Real Salt Lake game on Wednesday night.